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Commemorative Ash Tray - 1947 VFL Awarded to H O Bell Secretary of Carlton FC 1947

From the Collection of Carlton Football Club Ikon Park 400 Royal Parade Carlton North Victoria

Comprises stainless steel & bronze. Small bronze medallion sits atop ash tray on a small pedestal.
Object Registration
Historical information
Presented to Carlton FC secretary H O Bell in recognition of Carlton's 1947 premiership
When Made
The awarded trophy although for the 1947 season was passed onto former Carlton player Cyril Mann who missed selection for the 1945 Grand Final (The Blood Bath) victory over South Melbourne. Cyril Mann's maternal Grandfather William Cooper "is remembered as the Australian Aboriginal political activist, much-respected community leader and genuine man of stature whose extraordinary lifetime achievements cannot be properly acknowledged in the limited space available here". Tony De Bolfo 2013.
Inscriptions & Markings
"Awarded to H O Bell Secretary Carlton Football Club 1947 PREMIERS" The VFL emblem is depicted on one side of the medallion.
Last updated
16 Jul 2019 at 5:23PM